GitHub Jobs

GitHub Jobs posting

GitHub is an open-source platform where members can share code and work on projects together. It’s one of the largest social coding sites and its specialized job search site, GitHub Jobs, targets a large audience of developers, programmers, engineers among others in the tech world.

Job board type

Specialized ? Specialized or niche job boards allow a targeted approach to specific target groups or industries.

Target group

IT & Engineering


International International

GitHub Jobs in numbers

Below we have compiled a couple of top figures to give you a quick look into the GitHub network:

65 million


200+ million

Repositories of source code


Followers on GitHub Jobs Twitter account

Advantages and Disadvantages of GitHub Jobs

Is hiring through GitHub Jobs the right fit for you? Here are some pros and cons to help you decide if posting job ads to GitHub Jobs will meet your needs:


  • Specialized target on opportunities for software developers
  • Ability to post remote job openings
  • Searches can be filtered for title, benefits, experience level, for full-time positions, and location
  • Job ads also display how many other job openings your company has
  • Job seekers can sign up for weekly email updates to be notified of new job postings
  • Job openings are also shared to GitHub Jobs Twitter account
  • Using JOIN makes it easier for candidates to apply to jobs


  • No free job posting
  • Less suitable for targeting German-speaking developers

What it looks like

Wondering what job posting on GitHub Jobs looks like? See for yourself! Push your recruiting efforts to the next level and attract the talent you have been looking for.

Job Search

Here is what it looks like to search jobs posts on GitHub Jobs.

Job Ad

Create a job within minutes using the JOIN job editor, once you hit publish this is how your job posts look like on GitHub Jobs.

GitHub Products Discover all available products and bundles.

For posting your job to GitHub, you need to book a premium package. The following GitHub packages are available on JOIN:

Getting Started

Attracting the best technical talents for your company

  • Duration of listing: 30 Days
  • Preview of your listing
  • Listing goes live immediately


GitHub Jobs Campaign

  • Single Posting 30 Days
  • Tech Performance Package 30 Days

1 Availability subject to change.

4 steps to your premium job advertisement:

1. Select a package 1

2. Add it to your cart

3. Follow our safe and easy checkout process

4. Your job ad will be posted


Tech Performance Package

  • GitHub Jobs - Single Posting - 30 Days
  • Google - Text Campaign Small - 7 Days
  • Instagram - Kampagne XL - 14 Days
  • LinkedIn - Single Posting - 30 Days
  • Stack Overflow - Stack Overflow + LinkedIn Package

2 Availability subject to change.

Available Premium Bundles

As an alternative to single posting, you can also publish your job ad on several relevant job boards and platforms simultaneously with our affordable premium bundles.1

The composition of our bundles depends on the conditions (industry, requirements, experience, type of employment, location, etc.) of the job you want to advertise. On this basis, for each job posting, JOIN provides you with data-driven recommendations on which job board combinations are best suited for your specific requirements.

With our premium bundles, you make sure that your job ad is posted simultaneously on exactly those job boards that will best help you find your ideal candidate.

Just choose a package or bundle, add it to your shopping cart and follow our simple and secure checkout process to complete your booking.

1 Availability is subject to change.

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Any questions on GitHub Jobs?

GitHub Jobs is suitable for posting tech jobs and has a strong focus on opportunities for software developers, programmers, and engineers. Other kinds of openings typically posted to GitHub Jobs include, for example, data science and product owner roles. Most of the jobs posted are for full-time positions.

Your job ads will be visible on GitHub Jobs for 30 days.

Your job posts are searchable by members who visit the site. One way to help ensure your job posts get in front of more candidates is to include any relevant terms from the Hot Searches section at the bottom of GitHub Job’s main page in your job description.

Since many factors can determine the success of a job ad, it’s not possible to say how many applications your job ad will deliver. Typically, besides how compelling and detailed your job description is, the city or region you are located in, and the kind of job you are posting will play a role in whether you receive the number of applications you were expecting.